M. Sc. Christoph F. Geißler

Building D    Room 406
Phone: +49 (0)651 201 2956

Professional/ Educational History

Since Aug. 2018
Research assistant (PhD student) at Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Apr. 2015 – Sep. 2018
Master of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Mar. 2017
Free-lancing for Robering & Krater GmbH Corporate- and Personnel-Consulting, 45481 Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr

Jul. 2016 – Aug 2016
Intern at Robering & Krater GmbH Corporate- and Personnel-Consulting, 45481 Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr

Feb. 2016 – Jun. 2016
ERASMUS University of Stockholm

Oct. 2011 – Sep. 2015
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Aug. 2014 – Oct. 2014
Intern at the Central Police Department Lower Saxony, 30163 Hannover
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Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Action Control

  • Relation between stress and cognitive performance


Journal articles (peer reviewed)

Geissler, C.F., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (in press). Illuminating the prefrontal neural correlates of action sequence disassembling in response-response binding. Scientific Reports.

Geißler, C., Schneider, J., Frings, C. (in press) Shedding light on the prefrontal correlates of mental workload in simulated driving: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Scientific Reports.

Geißler, C.F., Domes, G., & Frings, C. (in press). Shedding light on the frontal hemodynamics of spatial working memory using functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuropsychologia. 

Geißler, C.F., Hofmann M. J., & Frings, C. (2020). It’s more than interference: Examining the neuro-hemodynamic correlates of the flanker task with fNIRS. European Journal of Neuroscience, 52(3), 3022-3031. doi 10.1111/ejn.14708

Frings, C., Domes, G., Friehs, M. A., Geißler. C., & Schneider, K. (2019). Food for Your Mind? The Effect of Tyrosine on Selective Attention. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. doi 10.1007/s41465-019-00146-3

Talks and posters

Geißler, C.F., & Frings, C. (2021). Stress strikes twice: Working memory capacity is reduced under 10 and again over 20 minutes post stress. Poster session presented at the 53rd Herbsttreffen der Experimentellen Kognitiven Psychologie (HexKoP), October 8th.-10th., Würzburg, Germany.

Geißler, C. F., Moeller, B., & Frings, C. (2021). Binding under light: An fNIRS study to the prefrontal neural correlates of response-response binding. Talk at the 63rd. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP), March 14th.-17th., Ulm, Germany. [Online conference].

Geißler, C. F. (2019). Die Kosten der Identität: Reiz- und Antwortinterferenz entflochten mit fNIRS. Vortrag beim 52. Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), 18.-20.10.2019, Hildesheim, Germany.

Invited Taks
Geißler, C. F. (2020). Kognitive Beanspruchung messen mit funktionaler Nahinfrarotspektroskopie. Invited Talk at the Fachsymposium zur Eröffnung des Fahrsimulators der Fachhochschule Trier, 16.01.2020, Trier, Germany.

Geißler, C. F. (2019). Die elektrophysiologischen Korrelate abrufinduzierten Vergessens in einer Motoraufgabe: Ein Anstieg in My- und Betapower während des Abrufübens sagt späteres Vergessen voraus. Invited Talk at the Kolloquium des Lehrstuhls Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie Wuppertal, 09.05.2019, Wuppertal, Germany.